Foundations of Modern Cosmology

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Astronomy Links


This is a quick list of links to astronomical and cosmological sites, some of which are referenced elsewhere in this document.


History

Myths and Legends

Curtis-Shapley Debate

Galileo's Observing Terrace.

Biographical Information

Tycho Brahe

Copernicus

Galileo Project Homepage

Johannes Kepler

Isaac Newton.

Albert Einstein

Einstein Online

Edwin Hubble

Astronomical Centers

NASA Home Page

Whispers from the Cosmos: A primer on radio astronomy

LIGO Observatory

Space Telescope Science Institute

SETI Institute

General Astronomical Information

Ask a NASA Scientist

Search the Astro Web

Astronomy As A Profession

Essays by Joe Silk

Bad Astronomy

Dr. Odenwald's Ask the Astronomer

Space Calendar

Astronomical Images

Images of Galaxies

HST Images

NASA Photo Gallery

Astronomy Picture of the Day

University of Hawaii Science and Image archive.

NSSDC Photo Gallery

Pictures from the Hubble Telescope

Cosmology Research

COBE Home Page

Las Campanas Redshift Survey.

U. Illinois Cosmology Simulations

Los Alamos Cosmology Simulations

U. Washington Cosmology picture gallery

NASA's Cosmology Page

Virgo Consortium cosmology simulations

Cosmos in a Computer Map at NCSA

MACHO home page.

Dark Matter

NASA Origins Program

Microwave Anisotropy Probe

Stars:

Star Journey at National Geographic

NASA Star Page

Binary Star Systems

NASA Supernova Page

Hipparcos home page

Galaxies:

Galaxy Primer page

NASA Galaxies Page

NASA Quasar Page

Violence in the Cosmos

The Night Sky

Abrams Planetarium-Sky Calendar

USNO: Sunrise, Sunset, Moonrise, Moonset, Eclipse Data

Monthly Star Log- what to see in the night sky

Mt. Wilson-Star Maps

Our Solar System:

The Nine Planets

Views of the Solar System

Galileo Mission to Jupiter

Mars Global Surveyor

NASA's Tour of the Planets

Sky & Telescope Comet Page

Cassini:Voyage to Saturn

Other Systems:

Other Worlds, Distant Suns

planets around normal stars

Extra Solar Planets Encyclopedia

Light:

All About Spectra

Spectral Emission Lines

The Doppler Effect

X-rays and Gamma Rays

Relativity:

black holes

Black Holes Information

NASA Relativity Page

Falling into a Black Hole

Numerical Relativity at NCSA

NASA Neutron Stars Page

Other Physics:

Web Elements (periodic table)

Measurement in Quantum Mechanics

Superstring Theory

Copyright © 2000 John F. Hawley